The Yellow Dragon Valley in the Sichuan Province of China is named for its collection of ponds and lakes, which shimmer in shades of bright blue, green and yellow under sunlight. Photo: Nawapa/Getty Images

14 Breathtaking Landscapes You Won’t Believe Are Real

Proving yet again, what a wonderful place our home planet is.

Planet Earth is a wondrous place, home to surreal landscapes and mind-boggling creatures. From limestone forests and rainbow lakes to volcanoes spewing electric blue rivers of light, Earth’s natural wonders don’t just make for stunning photos, they have the power to overwhelm visitors with their beauty. Take five minutes to marvel at some more of its unbelievable sights.

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  • Amrita Lall is a former Web Intern at National Geographic Traveller India. She loves people-watching, reading books, and all the dogs in the world. She strongly believes that the best stories are right here, in our everyday lives.

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